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Month: September 2018

Uber Riders Can Now Pay for Their Rides Via Google Pay

September 30, 2018

Google has tied up with Uber to let Google Pay users seamlessly pay for their Uber rides in India. As an introductory offer, users can also avail up to Rs. 1,000 when they use Google Pay for 10 Uber rides. The latest move has expanded Google Pay, the mobile payments platform that got rebranded from Google Tez last month. This also makes […]

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India Smartphone User Base to Cross 700 Million By 2020

September 30, 2018

More than a billion smartphones will be sold in India over the next five years, taking the number of users to surpass 700 million by 2022, Counterpoint Research said on Friday. Mid-range smartphones (roughly Rs 14,000-Rs 29,000), will grow 20 percent (year-on-year) in 2018 and by almost four times during the next five years to […]

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Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro Alleged Promotional Posters Reveal Design

September 28, 2018

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are all set to become the Chinese phone maker’s next flagship offerings with an official announcement set for October 16 in London, UK. Huawei has since confirmed that the two Mate 20 variants will be the industry’s first to sport the latest in-house HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC. A new leak has now surfaced […]

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Global Internet of Things Cellular Connections to Cross 5 Billion by 2025

September 28, 2018

Global Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections will cross the 5 billion-mark by 2025 and China will continue to lead by contributing almost two-thirds of such connections, a new report said on Friday. According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Internet of Things service, Global IoT cellular connection grew 72 percent in the first half of 2018 – a considerable […]

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Oculus Quest All-in-One VR System Announced

September 27, 2018

Facebook-owned Oculus announced the Oculus Quest. It’s an all-in-one VR system that Oculus claims has six degrees of freedom. This allows you to walk and look in any direction in a virtual space just as you would in the real world without additional wires or sensors or a PC. The Oculus Quest price is $399 (around Rs. […]

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Realme 2 Pro India Launch Set for Today

September 27, 2018

Realme 2 Pro is set to launch in India today. While there are no official details about the event, the official invite had suggested that the company is set to expand its existing smartphone portfolio in India with the launch of the Realme 2 Pro. Last week, e-commerce site Flipkart has teased the launch of the Realme 2 Pro at […]

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The Final Season Pulled From Digital Storefronts by Telltale Games

September 26, 2018

The Walking Dead: The Final Season is not available for purchase any more on digital storefronts, including PlayStation and Microsoft Store, Steam, GOG, and Nintendo eShop. Telltale Games has “requested a temporary pause of sales”, according to GOG. That makes sense given the game developer shut down and laid off 225 employees last week, cancelling several projects and leaving […]

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NASA Sees Its Stalled Mars Rover Opportunity, but Still No Signals

September 26, 2018

NASA scientists can now see their solar-powered probe that was lost in a Martian dust storm more than 100 days ago — but the vintage robot hasn’t shown any signs of life. Thanks to a high-resolution camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA said Tuesday it can see the Opportunity rover in Perseverance Valley, on the edge of […]

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) With Triple Rear Cameras Set to Launch in India Today

September 25, 2018

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) – the company’s first smartphone with triple rear cameras – will be launched in India at an event the company is hosting in New Delhi today. The smartphone was unveiled globally last week and sports three camera sensors on the back – one depth of field lens, one wide-angle lens, and one autofocus lens. Other […]

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Apple Completes Acquisition of Music Recognition App Shazam

September 25, 2018

Apple on Monday announced it has completed the acquisition of Shazam, one of the world’s most popular music recognition mobile apps. Shazam has been downloaded over 1 billion times around the world and users identify songs using the Shazam app over 20 million times each day. “Shazam was one of the first apps available when we launched […]

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